Kellie Walton Benz

Kellie Walton Benz is a Tennessee-based travel, food and beverage writer eating and adventuring her way around the world. A former hospitality PR pro working with hotels and restaurants, Kellie now tells stories related to all things travel – including city guides, hotel and restaurant recommendations, travel hacks and tales of her own adventures (and misadventures). Follow along at

You will love Kellie’s wonderful backstory on her grandmother’s business: Melba Walton: Main Street Franklin’s Female Trailblazer